News Releases - Government of New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/featured_news.html Featured News - Government of New Brunswick en REVISED / TD to create up to 575 jobs in Moncton with new business services centre http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.05.0753.html TD will open a new business services centre in Moncton in 2019, which will create up to 575 full-time jobs over a six-year period. Wed, 24 May 2017 11:28:00 AST New Brunswick economy continued to grow in 2016 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.05.0600.html A report from Statistics Canada has reaffirmed the province’s economic performance, marking two consecutive years of growth. Tue, 02 May 2017 14:36:00 AST New Brunswick winter holiday http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.04.0568.html The provincial government has announced the introduction of a statutory holiday beginning in February 2018 to recognize New Brunswick families. Wed, 26 April 2017 11:13:00 AST Small business income tax will be cut on April 1, the third rate cut in three years http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.03.0372.html On April 1 the small business income tax rate will be cut to three per cent. Mon, 27 March 2017 09:42:00 AST Premier leads delegation to Boston seafood show http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.03.0335.html Several New Brunswick companies will join a delegation led by Premier Brian Gallant and Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet to participate in North America’s largest seafood show. Fri, 17 March 2017 08:34:00 AST Tuition relief for the middle class announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.02.0234.html Premier Brian Gallant announced a new post-secondary education grant program, Tuition Relief for the Middle Class (TRMC) today. Thu, 23 February 2017 13:06:00 AST Budget continues to cut deficit, invests in education and health care http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.02.0166.html The 2017-18 provincial budget tabled in the legislature today aims to demonstrate that the government is listening to New Brunswickers, honouring its commitments, and investing responsibly in areas that will lead to a stronger New Brunswick. Tue, 07 February 2017 13:31:00 AST Wellness centre established in Charlotte County http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.02.0156.html Premier Brian Gallant toured the new Charlotte County Collaborative Wellness Centre at the Charlotte County Hospital today. Mon, 06 February 2017 13:41:00 AST Investment of $90 million in renovations at Saint John Regional Hospital http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.02.0154.html Premier Brian Gallant announced an estimated $90 million will be invested in the Saint John Regional Hospital, today in Saint John. Mon, 06 February 2017 10:59:00 AST Premier updates on storm recovery, confirms review to occur http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.02.0143.html Premier Brian Gallant was joined by NB Power president and CEO Gaetan Thomas today to provide an update on the ice storm recovery and confirm that a review of the lessons learned will be undertaken. Fri, 03 February 2017 12:51:00 AST Campaign supports Red Cross ice storm relief http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.01.0131.html In response to the recent ice storm, NB Liquor is partnering with the Canadian Red Cross to raise funds for the relief efforts. Tue, 31 January 2017 13:15:00 AST Disaster financial assistance, advance payments announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.01.0130.html Premier Brian Gallant joined officials with NB Power and the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization in Neguac today to announce that the provincial government will initiate a Disaster Financial Assistance program. Tue, 31 January 2017 12:56:00 AST Armed Forces to assist with recovery efforts http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.01.0124.html Premier Brian Gallant joined officials with NB Power and the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization in Shippagan today to update residents on the continuing ice storm recovery. Sun, 29 January 2017 14:44:00 AST Recovery work continues http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.01.0123.html Premier Brian Gallant joined officials with NB Power and the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) in Tracadie today to update residents on the intensifying storm recovery. Sat, 28 January 2017 14:25:00 AST Province to intensify storm recovery efforts http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.01.0121.html Premier Brian Gallant joined officials with NB Power and the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) in Caraquet today to signal that storm recovery efforts would be intensified in the regions of the Acadian Peninsula, Miramichi and Kent County. Fri, 27 January 2017 16:19:00 AST Recovery operations progressing http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.01.0106.html Premier Brian Gallant today toured local communities which continue to be impacted by a major storm system, while officials from the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) and NB Power provided an update on efforts to restore power to all impacted residents. Thu, 26 January 2017 14:50:00 AST Provincial and federal governments approve funding for 74 water and wastewater projects across New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.01.0079.html The provincial and federal governments are creating jobs through infrastructure investments, safeguarding public health, and helping protect New Brunswick’s waterways by investing in projects to ensure that water and wastewater systems in the province are up to date, efficient and meet communities' increasing capacity needs. Fri, 20 January 2017 14:30:00 AST Saint John business services centre to create 350 jobs http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.01.0074.html Sears Canada is opening a business services centre in Saint John this spring, creating 350 new jobs. Fri, 20 January 2017 09:47:00 AST Federal and provincial governments help grow the economy by committing $272-million to make Route 11 safer, more efficient http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.01.0044.html The federal and provincial governments will invest $272 million to improve safety, travel and trade on Route 11. Fri, 13 January 2017 12:51:00 AST Minimum wage to increase in April http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.01.0037.html The provincial government reiterated its commitment today to increase the minimum wage from $10.65 per hour to $11 per hour. The increase will take effect on April 1. Thu, 12 January 2017 10:28:00 AST Applications now available for the 2017 Home Energy Assistance Program http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.01.0021.html Applications are now available for the 2017 Home Energy Assistance Program to help low-income families cope with high energy bills. Mon, 09 January 2017 11:31:00 AST REVISED / Canada-New Brunswick health accord signed http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2016.12.1242.html An agreement was signed today that will increase federal health funding for New Brunswickers. Thu, 22 December 2016 12:26:00 AST Essential government services will continue over holidays http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2016.12.1222.html Essential government services will remain in place over the holiday season, although public servants are encouraged to take a four-day leave during the slower period between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Mon, 19 December 2016 12:37:00 AST Investment in snow-making equipment at Sugarloaf Provincial Park http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2016.12.1218.html The provincial government will invest $2.2 million to purchase snow-making equipment for the ski hill at Sugarloaf Provincial Park. Sat, 17 December 2016 12:33:00 AST Final phase of the Petitcodiac River restoration to proceed http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2016.12.1216.html A new permanent bridge over the Petitcodiac River, connecting the Town of Riverview with the City of Moncton, will mean a safer, more reliable crossing for commuters and tourists and a restored tidal flow that will enhance eco-tourism and economic growth for the region. Fri, 16 December 2016 14:41:00 AST Wed, 24 May 2017 11:28:00 AST